Green Beans With Bacon And Shallots Recipe

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Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

These are great. I tried these one night at dinner with 6 people, and all agreed that they could eat these beans as the whole meal and forget everything else. I used pepper bacon which added a little more pizzazz.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
green beans, trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
8 slice
bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2/3 c
shallot, finely chopped (about 4 large)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes.
2
Drain. Rinse under cold water.
3
Drain well. Pat dry with paper towels.
(Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Wrap in paper towels; enclose in resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.)
4
Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until crisp.
5
Transfer to paper towels and drain.
6
Discard all but 3 tablespoons bacon fat in skillet.
7
Add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat.
8
Add shallots and saute until tender and golden, about 4 minutes.
9
Add beans and saute until heated through, about 6 minutes.
10
Add bacon to skillet and toss to blend.
11
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
12
Transfer to bowl and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American